Governor Sanwo-Olu approves full reopening of markets in Lagos
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the full reopening of markets following the COVID-19
lockdown placed in the state
The announcement was made in a statement released by Lagos Commissioner for Local Government and
Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed on Tuesday, October 27.
Before the announcement, food and non-food markets were allowed to operate three days in a week – Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday.
Ahmed said, Mr Governor decided to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of recent
times and ensure that Lagosians can recover fast.
“Mr Governor also advised the continued observance of all safety protocols.
“Traders and their customers must adhere strictly to the covid 19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large.”